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  • Designer Directory

    Marchesa

    Marchesa Pronunciation: Mar-kay-sah Founded in 2004 by British fashion designers Georgina Chapman (wife of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein) and Keren Craig, the Marchesa label is a luxury brand inspired by the eccentric Italian socialite Marchesa Luisa Casati’s mantra of a person “being a living work of art”. Marchesa is best known for its red carpet [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Marni

    Marni Pronunciation: Mar-nee Italian brand Marni was launched in 1994 by Swiss-Italian fashion designer Consuelo Castiglioni as the sister brand to her husband’s family-owned fur company. With furs, bold colors, unconventional art prints and designs, Marni was able to imbibe a cool and fun vibe that became an instant hit to fashion enthusiasts. Marni‘s influence [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    MaxMara

    MaxMara Pronunciation: M-ax Ma-ra World renowned Italian brand MaxMara is one of the pioneers in mass-producing designer clothes. Launched in 1951, family-owned MaxMara has been synonymous with clean lines, elegant coats and tailored suits for working women. Founded by designer Achille Maramotti, the history of House of MaxMara includes employing “up and coming designers” Karl [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    McQueen, Alexander

    McQueen, Alexander Pronounced: Al-ex-AHN-der Mac-KWEEN Born March 17, 1969, in London, McQueen isn’t your typical designer: shaved head, tattoos, and risque-yet-fun catwalk shows. He’s known for his master tailoring and in 2001 became the chief designer for Givenchy. McQueen’s famous “bumster” trousers helped him receive the British Designer of the Year award in 1996. He [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine

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    Miele, Carlos

    Miele, Carlos Pronunciation: Car-lows Mi-ye-le If unique sexy clothes is what you’re looking for, then do not forget to add Brazilian fashion designer Carlos Miele‘s collection on your must see list. Using silk, chiffon and charmeuse in most of his creations, Miele mastered the craft of creating passionate pieces with bold colors, plunging necklines, low [...] Read More

    January 1, 2008 by Catherine